Karen Maher is Harwell Management’s General Counsel and responsible for all the legal matters related to the activities of the business, including matters of corporate governance, real estate development and construction, financing, occupational leasing, supplier and service contracts and regulation.
Prior to joining Harwell, Karen read law at Oxford University and spent 15 years working as a lawyer in the City, specialising in commercial real estate, most recently at Macfarlanes. She acted primarily for developer clients in recent years but has broad commercial property experience including leasing, sales and acquisitions, corporate and financing transactions. During her time in the City she was lucky enough to be seconded to work both in Prague and Budapest and undertook client secondments to JP Morgan and Lloyds Banking Group.
Previously a keen skier and gym-goer, Karen now has two small children and no free time!